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this year with big names likely to be missing from the roster. sports director mark viviano brings us up on the pretty surprising news. >>> good morning. the joy of a new labor deal turns to harsh reality for the ravens who are poised to cut about $18 million to make room under the new salary cap. among the casualties, veterans todd heap, derrick mason, kelly gregg and willly mcga hee. heap is a 10-year tightend. the current contract would pay him more than $4 million. the ravens have been grooming his replacements, dennis pit ta and ed dickson. derrick mason will be a salary cap casualty. mason would make more than $4 million this season. it is possible, for the players who do get released, to return to the ravens at reduced pay but they're free to shop their services to another team. those currently under contract can report to owings mills at 10:00 this morning. jessica, back to you. >> the ravens first preseason game is set for two weeks from thursday in philly. >> you got to divorce yourself from the emotions. the bulk of the nfl season happens off the field. the quarterback is ozzi
>> the inner harbor is gearing up for the big fourth of july celebrations. i have details in a live report. >> some pre fourth of july fireworks at the casey anthony corymb as the case goes to jury. the judge warned both sides. >> will we have clear skies for tonight's display? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am lisa robinson. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> what is going to be tonight? >> we have a chance for some of thunderstorms, 30%. that means there is a 7% chance there will not be thunderstorms. most of you will be fine. -- there is a 70% chance that the will not be any thunderstorms. the humidity is 87%. it should stay dry for most of the day. then we have the chance for some showers or thunderstorms. it will be a high with a high temperature around 90 -- it will be hot. now to the news desk. >> preparations are underway for the big fourth of july celebration in baltimore. >>
days away from big government defaulting on its loans. -- two days away from the government defaulting on its loans. lawmakers say they are close to an agreement. will it get done in time to meet a tuesday deadline? we have tonight's big story. >> even though senate majority leader harry reid is on board, it is not a done deal. with the clock running out, hope for a new deal. lawmakers struck down a debt plan by democrat harry reid. but senate republican leader mitch mcconnell said progress was being made toward a bipartisan agreement. >> we had a good day yesterday. the president and the vice president called me. >> the compromise taking shape raises the nation's borrow when limit passed the 2012 -- 2012owing limit passed the tw elections. >> this is the first time in my lifetime that we are paying for future debt increases dollar for dollar. >> there are lots of things that are not filled in and many more discussions to go. it is hard to say anything specifically. >> a senior white house adviser says there is still a lot of work to do. >> it is incumbent on congressional leaders to c
for something slightly cooler and less humid. coming up. >> our big story this morning is back to the drawing board after a republican-led house passes its version of a debt ceiling bill only to have it die in the senate. >> steve handelsman tells us where senate goes next. >> two hours after the boehner bill passes the house, senate democrats killed it. >> the ayes are 59. >> this is almost an out-of-body experience. >> all eyes on top senate republican mitch mcconnell. democrats say only he can fast track and make a deal. >> we all know the senate is the only way out of this mess. >> i stuck my neck out a mile. i put revenues on the table in order to try to come to an agreement to avert us being where they are. but a lot of people in this town can never say yes. >> boehner veered to the right, including a balanced budget constitutional amendment to get the votes of tea partier louie gomez. most in the senate said, no new amendments. >> this is the most outrageous suggestion i have heard. >> president obama insisted a weekend compromise is possible. >> this is not a situation where the two p
. that is the latest on "traffic pulse 11." back to you. >> our big story the search for a missing seven-month-old baby and care take are. george lettis is live at city police headquarters with why police believe they may have left the city and the call to action. police have questioned the boy's father who admits leaving the baby in the care of a teenager. the seven-month-old child was last seen in the 1100 black of lyndhurst street with a 16-year-old girl jonae boozer. ki'yauhn's father charles birch arrived late it a prayer service last night because he was with police being questioned about the disappearance. ki'yauhn was staying with his father friday but birch left him with pwzer an acquaintance he barely knowles. >> do i know the whereabouts of my son or am i lying about it? i told them i ain't lying about it, you know. they just keep -- you know how police do? they just keep getting on my nerves and i keep telling them the same thing. >> this guy just magically appeared and don't look like he know nothing. >> an amber alert has not been issued in this case because it doesn't fit the criteria ma
for that decision. the ball may be worth up to a quarter of a million dollars. >>> the big story, a lot of, a story getting a lot of buzz on social media. this could cost him anywhere between 5 and $13,000 to the irs. it's a gift worth value. just like on the price is right, whoever wins that showcase, or for that matter, if you win a toaster oven, conservationally speaking, you owe tax money on it. >> you pay it before you leave the building. >> that wouldn't be a bad thing. >> people are going "the guy did the right thing" and it's costing him. call frankenstein brenner. i'd call him up and say "i'm rescinding the offer, here's your tickets, no chance." every usher knows your face. still free to walk in. i did help him get around that if i owned the yankees. all our friends at the irs, the most efficient government agency. they don't waste any of your tax dollars. >> let's take a look at a graphic here. it is absolutely gorgeous. 66 degrees right now. this day's going to be sunny. 82 at lunch. on its way to a high of 85. very pleasant this evening. upper 60s now. ten degrees cooler. ronny's outsi
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'll take a look at the upcoming workweek coming up. for now, to the news desk. >> our big story this morning, congress and the president are working to meet the deadline and avoid a default by uncle sam. >> one vote was expected to come up this morning, but was withdrawn as the haggling continued behind-the-scenes. >> unable to muster support to get a bill passed, harry reid displayed the vote on his debt ceiling until later today. >> i spoke to the white house a few times, and they asked me to give as much time as possible to reach an agreement. >> it was the same plan shot down hours earlier by the house. >> the rules are not suspended, and the bill is not passed. >> finding a bill that will pass is not easy. >> we will not compromise on our principles. >> with tuesday's deadline looming, they are talking to president obama. >> the only way we will have a deal is to have an an agreement with the president of the united states. >> and we're going to fight you on that. >> as the clock ticks down. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> wrblings the maryland congressional delegation is
a big difference. after beating the yanks, orioles watches the yanks pull var rise. new york just continues to rack up 12 runs in the first inning alone. that's a team record. the o's go on to lose this one 17-3. oh well. we will wrap up this series with the new york yankees this afternoon and you can see the game live right here on wjz. 1:00 p.m. is the first pitch. >> you see the final score, did they not go home crying? >> our producer malachi is a die hard yankee fan. >> good point tim. >> come on. kind of a team is that? 17 after you hit 12. >> really. >> give me a break. orioles did well and stopped at 17. good grief. you know, we don't cry. we find the bright side. we are looking a at a bright side with our weather today. it was a really nice day yesterday. did you enjoy yesterday? >> it was a good day. i'm trying to think what did i do. i can't remember. >> that's a good weekend. when you can't remember with you did. wow, -- when you can't remember what you did. we are looking at a pretty decent day. much like yesterday, the humidity level is low. we're still focused on th
no major problems with power right now. and we're not expected to break a record. but big problems are on the track. we have reports of people stranded without air conditioning, on marc trains. there have been power problems. and they're single tracking between here and washington. also, there's an amtrak train that is stalled near new carrollton right now, with 400 people on board. thankfully, though, the air conditioning on that train is working. >> reporter: the sun beat down. baking maryland in record- breaking heat. >> a big, hot wet blanket. >> like i'm in a bowl of hot pea soup. >> feels closer to 114. >> bge, allowed wjz inside its electrical operations control room. the number in red is how many megawatts of power is being used. it's 5500 on a typical day. >> he's not seeing any significant problems. there's been some heat-related problems in what we do in advance of really hot weather. we'll put more resources in the field so they can more quickly respond to power outages. >> reporter: marc train operators are monitoring for problems, after dozens of people were stranded
. >> this is part of his public safety plan. it also includes a big change in how the city treats some drug use. he wanted to make the possession of small amounts of marijuana a summary offense, treating it more like a traffic offense than a crime. >> spending time on quote- unquote "petty crime." >> since 2000, the city has spent $4 billion " on policing, but the crime rate has not significantly budged -- has spent $4 billion on policing. this is still among the highest in the country. >> it is more than fair to say whether this has been a good investment, in my answer would be no. >> he says he is willing to spend less on policing. >> a small a police budget, particularly if it is part of a bigger plan, so if you are making cuts in the police budget, you also need to be making enhancements in other areas so you are enhancing public safety, and right now, we are not doing that. >> his plan to change the possession of small amounts of marijuana has already been done in philadelphia and seattle. he has the whole of his public safety plan that he says will reduce crime by 25% in his first term if ele
now. the big question is, will this extreme heat last through the entire weekend? we will check all that forecast in a couple of minutes. >> today's hot temperatures had some customers all little on edge after the blast fridays fiasco. customers were left without air conditioning for hours on one of the hottest days in history. we are live in north baltimore with a plan to avoid a repeat. >> trying to stay cool out here. it is downright sweltering out here. we are in north baltimore and the thermometer is fluctuating between 102 and 103 degrees. it makes for a humid and as outside. stay indoors if you can. it is a little bit cooler than it was last friday. fox had a lot of problems with bge. officials tell me everything today it went as planned. last friday was when customers would like to forget. corn is room was flooded with angry e-mail strong customer is reported that their air conditioners were shut off for more than eight hours. >> it was frustrating, it was hot. we tried to call them, but they were saying that if it is not an emergency, please do not try. >> bge sent this rec
-396-2100. >> now to our big story. strong storms moved through much of our area this evening. >> that produced thunder and lightning, but the national weather service issued a tornado warning in eastern harford county. we head to tom tasselmyer. >> that warning was in effect for 19 minutes. it was a fast-moving storm that raged across central and eastern maryland. the remnants of that storm on the bay. there stillar are a few cells in parts o f delaware. we are watching big storms in the ohio valley. the potential is for another round of thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon and evening. very hot and humid air covers the mid-atlantic region. for more on how people are coping with the heat advisory, we have potential that it could be even hotter tomorrow para >> they have issued a code red. because of that, those cooling centers will be open was again for folks who are having difficulty. it's worth repeating. experts say it is about keeping hydrated. >> cold drinks. >> when the temperatures rise, so do profits to tenique smith. >> yes, we found shade under the tree and we make our money. >> on the c
had gastric surgery and why she wants to go under the knife again. and a big shake-up in the ravens lineup. who got cut and why. >> wyatt everhart, how does it look for the rest of the week? those details tonight after extreme makeover. now the last time that you stepped on the scale, you were 340 pounds, and i gave you the goal to lose 60 pounds in 3 months, so if this monitor reads 280 pounds or less, you hit your goal. go ahead and step on the scale. (beeping) (beeping stops) well, you didn't hit your goal. 295 pounds... so 45 pounds lost in the last 3 months. it was a struggle. yeah. and i'm glad i struggled because i wouldn't know what to do next time. yeah. krista missed her goal by 15 pounds, but overall, i mean, she's lost 70 pounds since i surprised her just a couple months ago, and for me, that's a really positive step, moving into phase 3. it's time to push into phase 3. i want to make this an enjoyable experience. i'm gonna be sending you to the disneyland resort in california for the half marathon. oh, my god. so this is just one of five different rundisney events that
. ed hardy has another one. good-bye, home run. a two homer ballgame for hardy. >> it was another big night for hardy as he roughed up the starter. this gives him 16 for the season. the orioles win 12-4. >>> and a long game in pittsburgh comes to a controversial end last night. a brave's runner is out at the plate and the umpire calls him safe. they argued the call and the braves win it 4-3. some are very mad at that call. >> the ravins are finally reporting to work and no one's happier than this defensive tackle. >> it feels to be back in the building. i mean, i started getting board in the lockout. you work out and there ain't nothing else to do in the afternoon. i got tired of playing games. >> reporter: a defensive lineman has been reporting also. he filled in the right tackle spot for gaither last season. >>> and at the world swimming championships in china. michael phelps is swimming in the 200-meter freestyle. he was overtaken. i'm sure he's disappointed about that finish. good job, any way. >> you know, michael changed up his style of swimming and the events he's swimming in.
states and these other 18 countries have aaa ratings. the u.s. is the big safe haven in the world. so why do these credit agencies matter? who listens to them? investors around the world listen to them. they look at the credit rating agencies and the credit rating of companies and countries to decide where they'll invest the money. for governments, they have a lot of power over the interest rates on the bonds that they can sell to investors. the safest bets pay the lowest interest. that and 's what you want if yoa government trying to raise money. agencies are either paid by the borrower or from subscribers who need the information. standard & poor's tells cnn money that the sovereign u.s. rating is unsolicited, that the u.s. government doesn't pay anything for that rating. and that it is an unbiased ass isment of what's p happhappenin the u.s. >>> here's a rundown some of the stories we're covering. wall street employees are canceling vacations with the debt ceiling deadline just six days away. is that a bad omen for your 401(k)? and i talked to a man who developed a rare tumor after wor
questions. on the one hand, he loses a day and there are only six days to go. so that is a big deal. the other thing is that what is more important is the loss perhaps in credibility. the speaker said his plan was going to, you know, save something like over a trillion dollars. but it only saves about $850 billion. so that's a bill difference, too. a question of credibility. on the other hand, he buys some time, because there are a number of people in the house of representatives, some of whom who actually spoke out last night and said this thing is not going to pass. i'm not going to vote for it. he gets a little bit more time to try to drum up the support he needs, because once he puts something on the floor, he has got to get a yea vote. >> all right. dan, you know, there is some talk of a band-aid slash patch approach. what would that do? >> reporter: well, look. a message you've heard from the white house last week or so, that the president does not embrace a short-term deal, but if, in fact, it does appear that there is some compromise happening, that both sides have agreed to
the transition date. it was comfortable yesterday. tomorrow will be close to 100 to again. the big todd heap bank will move back into baltimore in about 24 hours. upper 70's and low 70's right now. there is no rain. it will thicken up as we head into this afternoon -- upper 60's and low 70's. high temperature in the upper 80's and low 90's. we will come back and talk about the forecast going into the weekend. >> good morning. a quiet start for your morning commute. the only thing we are tracking is the ongoing construction in ight street and st. conway street in advance of the grand prix. on to the west side, still running smoothly, 54. eight minutes on southbound 895 down to the tolls. five minutes on 95 down to the fort mchenry. so far so good. we will enjoy this quiet ride for now. this is the key bridge. an easy ride on the east side. the promised at the harbor tunnel or the fort mchenry. the bay bridge, no problems, a nice ride into the toll plaza at sandy point. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> congress seems no closer to -- an agreement. >> the house is planning to
texas. it wasn't a big rain producer in southern texas. it was a disappointment. rains further north. that wasn't the case. partly cloudy and not as hot and humid. bay water temperatures mild. futurecast shows you can see that boundary there with rain chances hanging this weekend mostly to our south. on monday another cool front comes in and might bring us rain. that should help with temperatures a little more. most of the time going through the weekend. ocean city will be in the 80's. a little higher rain chance acetominaphin is the active iningredient in many over-the-counter medicines, so people often don't realize they are getting as much as they are. the amount of acetominaphin is being reduced in over-the-counter tylenol. >> now for the first time there is a doll that can breast feed. already controversy is surrounding this new toy. stephanie has the latest. >> she likes to cook, clean, and take care of her dolls, copying her mom. in fact, her mom has seen her pretending to breastfeed them. as a member of la leche, she is glad to see a doll promoting breastfeeding. >> it is ni
across the country and the world. >> i think it would be a big inconvenience if this one shut down. >> now the usps pants to close 3,200 postoffices nationwide. ten of them are in the baltimore area including carroll, druit, waiverly, townsend town center. >> the bill's postoffice will be a replacement for the traditional postoffice but it'll be colocated with existing businesses. >> reporter: some worry the people who aren't a part of the digital revolution that's turning to postoffices might be the ones who suffer most. should this one and others close. >> but you have to think about the fact that a lot of people can't get around. you have to think about the elderly and people with no transportation. >> reporter: rising costs and dwindling demand has hurt the postoffice. and so has a high tech society using e-mail to communicate. >> we're trying to make sure that we're trying to be a lean and efficient operation. >> reporter: another one of those postoffices is in easton 21213. about 4,000 people could lose their jobs. >> kai, thank you. it could be some time before a final decis
events. >> i was in the house and just heard the big explosion. >> when tyrone butler came outside -- >> there was a van, a van. that van was just into a bus and that guy was laying out there. >> the driver of this mercedes caused a three-car accident but police say it started on the 2000 block of liberty avenue. someone shot a man multiple times then took off in the victim's car. police spotted the mercedes then police put out a description of the call. >> we got a call saying that white mercedes had crashed and struck two vehicles, ejecting one man out of his vehicle, a van that was moving. >> the man was rushed to the hospital. he is expected to survive. >> at least two people ran out of the mercedes and tried to ran away. >> police found him in the yard not too far from where we're standing. his leg was broken. >> one suspect was hiding behind a house up against trash next to the porch. so we believe there's one more suspect out there. >> the search continues for that suspect and the charges are pending for the man in custody. >> the suspect in police custody is being treated f
worked together and the findings will help them learn more. >>> a big step towards renewable energy in our state. 250 acres of state prison land in western maryland will be used with the state's biggest solar energy farm. the 20 mega watt solar farm will be used to create 125 jobs and double the amount of solar energy in the state of maryland. >>> news time 5:46. ready for football? hopefully our baltimore ravens are. training camp starts this afternoon at one. now if you want to check out the team, you have to get your chance next month. you can do it at m and t bank stadium on saturday august #th. ravens will let -- 6th. the the ravens will let you get a close look in practice. gates open at 9 a.m. with practice starting around 10. now the best part is it's free. this year's training camp in westminster was canceled due to the lockout. practices are held in owings mills and those are closed to the public. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherra -- by weatherate. >> not record territory yet. on this 28th of july, typicall
john boehner spill on the debt limit. washington's scramble to avoid default is our big story tonight. senators killed the measure to raise the debt limit just two hours after it barely survived a vote in the gop-led house. we have live team coverage for you tonight from steve handelsman on capitol hill. >> senate democrats killed the banner bill less than two hours after it left the house. >> this is almost an album body experience. >> all eyes on top senate republican mitch mcconnell. democrats say ollie he can fast- track debate and make a deal. >> we all know the senate is the only way out of this mess. house speaker jon baker complained he had a bipartisan deal with president obama that included tax hikes. >> i stuck my neck out a mile and put revenues on the table. in order to try to come to an agreement to avert us being where we are, but a lot of people in this town can never say yes. >> he veered to the right, including a balanced budget constitutional amendment to get the votes tonight tea party members like louie gohmert. most in the senate said no new amendment. >>
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conditioning tests going on, not much more after that the big news very much wanted, marshal yanda was shuffled back and forth between guard and right tackle. he knocks people over, the ravens way. you have to know that ray rice is happy that yanda has agreed to terms and principle. ray is happy that he and other teammates are ready. >> our thing is to got back to the field. let's get a good work in. we are a workman's team. >> and relative to ravens or shall we say former ravens, dante stallworth who came and a project that didn't really work, is new a washington redskin. the first ravens practice is tomorrow, first full contact on saturday. a cut made official by 4 p.m. tomorrow. once again marshal yanda not official yet. >>> we'll bring you team updates and cuts no a teen in anne arundel county is behind bars for trying to kill his father. the teen stabbed his father with a knife after the two got into a fight. allen shank is charged with attempted murder. his father is now back home. >>> a 16-year-old girl is charged as an dolt in connection with the kidnapping of a baby by. police found 7-
, but it will be a big part of the end of the summer. >> there will still be based source bought for some with some players cut from the team. however, we were told that some things right now just need to be taken in stride. >> they did that with lewis. they signed him back. anything is possible. mason is back. fan favorites that are very productive as players. >> a lot of these store owners told me that there is no fire sale just yet, but wait a week to see what happens. i think i will head inside for a deal on a cheapie jersey. wbal-tv 11 news. >> an early morning house fire and a homicide investigation after it was discovered that the people inside had been shot. the 4300 block of nicholas avenue this morning, 30 minutes after police responded to gunshots. luckily, no one answered. barry? >> the police are trying to determine a motive and find suspects. they are also trying to make sure that that initial 911 shawl -- 911 call about shots fired was handled properly. >> i am really sorry and you feel for the victims and the families. it is a very sad situation. >> the arson team is investigating a
to tell us who and what happens now. sherrie. >> reporter: the big talk among some players will be the cuts being made. especially to four ravens players who are being released. runningback willis mcgahee she todd heap kelly gregg and derrick mason will all be released. they wouldn't officially be cut until thursday afternoon. but they could stay on for a lower salary. we have learned that according to ravens insider.com, mason was watching his son's first youth football practice yesterday when he found out the team cut him. executive vice president and general manager called and told him that news. he had this to say with regard to the roster moves. this will give us the ability to make offers to our players we want to resign plus put us in a position to sign free agents from other teams. now yesterday, the nfl owners and players agreed on a 10-year deal that ends the league's lockout resolving the fight of how $9 billion in revenue is shared. clubs will start signing drafted rookies and opening facilities and camps. but the players being cut by the ravens have some fans j
the birds beat the blue jays. it was good to get some run support. derrek lee, a base hit. part of his big night. he later would hit a homerun. he drove in five runs. the big star was j.j. hardy. two home runs. this was the second one. he continues to play outstanding baseball. robert andino. another big night. nolan reimold scores. the orioles went 12-4. michael phelps will be on the "today" show. he will swim in shanghai. the london olympics swim one year from today. he finished second in the 200 freestyle. he had a swim trunks on. >> ok. >> i hope he did. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. some dangers news about water quality. >> arson and homicide investigators looking into a bizarre incident that left three people dead. >> parents are preparing to send their kids back to school. some have the option to decide which one. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. tony is back from vacation just- in-time for the cooler temperatures. bad timing underpart
the big prize are pretty good? >> absolutely. there are that if you left out there with that big prize to go for. >> thank you, carol. stay cool. thanks. >> if you are heading downtown this weekend, chances are you'll see some unusual sites around the baltimore convention center. the city is alive with japanese anime characters at this convention, an event that draws tens of thousands from around the world. if you like to people watch, the baltimore convention center this weekend is way better than the airport. thousands are waiting in lines that wrap around the building just to get in to this anime- con. >> it can be confused with comic con which are just comic books. >> most come dressed as their favorite characters. >> i'm from "panda hero." >> i'm from "soul eater." >> i am a fashion designer. >> i'm jobless. >> this draws people from all over the world, an estimated 30,000 people, and it will include a huge relief effort for japan and activities involving other city venues. >> the baltimore city orchestra is hosting one of the composer's for final fantasy, one of the video game fr
a slight chance for a shower today. high temperature mere 91. we have some big-time heat in the forecast. we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem we are tracking in woodbine. old frederick road, we have an accident location in the final clearing stages. in terms of problems elsewhere, we have ongoing construction in advance of the grand prix. watch for closures on light street and conway street. 58 on the north side. so far so good on the west side. 12 minutes on the west side. 11 minutes to go south on 95 down towards 32. we do have liberty road and you can see the west side is running smoothly at this time. light volume around the area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. we're expecting a vote today in washington on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. >> that vote will get us no closer to a compromise. >> budget officials found another $50 billion in savings. john boehner is putting his vote to a plan. >> it is time for him to pull the plug. you cut.let them see >> complaints the plan would add $7 trillion. house republicans would like t
. first, the heat continues to be the big story everyone is talking about. ava, my goodness. >> brutal is a good way to describe it. we were hoping the heat would break, but i think we have to wait another day for it. it is not going to be as hot as it was the past couple days. boy was it hot yesterday. we look at the temperatures, 102 at b.w.i. marshall. that tied the record back from 1991. the inner harbor got up to 103. yesterday was definitely one for the record books. quite a bit of areas actually reached up to that triple digit mark from texas to kansas city. many areas in the eastern coast as well. we're going to be close to that today. i don't think we'll reach the 100-degree mark. humidity up at 69%. we'll talk about how hot ss going to get today. that will all be coming up in my forecast. so stay tuned to those details. >> our big story is it one family's plea to your help to find the missing 7-month-old boy. >> here's sheldon dutes with the latest on the investigation. >> i'm hurt. that's my son. snb walked away with my son. what do you think i do? >> when whifney left her s
the homeowner, a 58-year-old man, did not have a criminal background. >>> a big break for the men accused of stealing historic valuable documents, they can get out of jail. vick is in the newsroom to tell us. >> reporter: the pair is accused of stealing $6 million for the documents from the maryland historical society. they have been in jail since they were arrested more than a week ago. he needs to come up with $750,000 to get out. police say the pair took 60 documents, including papers signed by abraham lincoln. kai, back to you. >> landau calls himself america's presidential histian. -- historian. >>> developing news just into wjz. we've learned that fire chief academy is being replaced. some firefighters are being accused of cheating on a state licensing test. the state is investigating cheating accusations. >>> seven days and counting. time is running out for lawmakers to reach an agreement on the debt debate. democrats and republicans are arguing over dueling plans to decrease the spending and increase the debt limit. president obama has promised to veto the plan to do a temporary r
phones are big business. now a study concludes that using a mobile phone for a knew years doesn't raise a child's risk of brain cancer. >> i like to call my mom after activities, text my friends, see what they are doing. >> reporter: looked at hundreds of brain cancer patients and say they were not likely to have been more mobile phone users. >> i have read studies that say it does and i'm more concerned about what i'm walking around breathing. >> reporter: says the study falls short because it doesn't look at long term use. >> the child that begins using the phone at age 7, when they are 47, after 4 decades is there risk -- their risk of developing brain cancer higher. >> perhaps parents shoe evaluate -- should evaluate how much their children use the phones. their skulls are thinner. >> long term use, if it has -- it could have an effect but no i haven't really changed my cell phone usage. >> reporter: experts say another way to keep safe is using some of the options your cell phone has, some of the hands free options, including using ear bugs and the. >> in may the world organization
outside springfield, oh, you remember them? they had the big tornado that rolled through downtown caught on numerous video cameras with rain and wind brought down small branches and leaves and clogged gutters and flooded roads and caused lots of damage to homes and scared people who thought they had their fix earlier in the summer. but, obviously they have to fix a lot more stuff right now. let's bring it back home. we have had storm free conditions around here. that's good. but in towson, the big news here is the lack of weather. okay. the sun is coming up over the eastern sky a deep blue sky. the wind is out of the west northwest and dropped the humidity and dropping our temperatures. we slipped into the 60s in baltimore county. that's a beautiful thing. but now starting to ramp back upbecause the sun is coming up. officially 74 in baltimore at bwi marshal. 58 in erie, p.a. the cluster of cool weather that takes us to a gorgeous day today. doubt down south 70 -- down south, 70s. there's more of the heat and humidity. so enjoy what we have right now. the storm complex that blue through
him as a big brother. >> respectful, polite, generous. those were the words used to describe a young basketball star and honor roll student, now gone. >> he had a very great future ahead of him. >> i want to dedicate this season to him. he will be our sixth man all season long. we will play with the chip on our shoulder. >> they wore their jerseys at the emerald for markets. no moment seemed more touching than when coach russell ended his eulogy with a song, but could not finishe it. [applause] a tribute to a port on the court, a future now gone. -- a forward on the court. prosecutors are meeting police to decide whether or not to classify the case as an accidental shooting. a teenaged girl is recovering after an accidental shooting in east baltimore. investigators say the 15-year- at girl was shot in the neeknee about 11:45 p.m. last night. baltimore police are investigating two separate cripple shootings, one deadly. investigators their 31-year-old man was shot this morning in northeast baltimore. he was rushed to bayview, where he died. a short time later, police learned to others
will default on its loans of lawmakers cannot compromise on the debt ceiling. good afternoon. our big story at noon, we are expecting a vote on a republican plan to raise the debt ceiling. it appears that both will get lawmakers no closer to a compromise for the democrats they will not allow it to reach the president's desk. >> budget officials found another $50 billion in savings john boehner is putting his plan to a vote today. >> the speaker's plant is on life support and it is time for him to pull the plug. >> never let them see you sweat. >> a trillion dollars in sweat. ♪ captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- n scott spam of that is unacceptable and unsustainable. >> house republicans say they would like to cut more but democrats will not budge. >> you need a partner to dance with in the senate and we don't have one. >> it will not pass. every democratic senate will vote against it. >> democrats argue that the bill does not cut enough so the credit rating could suffer and interest rates make up any way. >> that is $100 billion out of the pocket of the amer
to make money. i am glad that it is over. i am ready for some football. i am a big-time fan since i was a kid. i am sick of the millionaires chiding with the billionaires. >> this puts an end to the first work stoppage since 1987 but as 1987. we deliver the good news to the mother of green bay packers kicker mason crosby. >> i don't think anyone is right or wrong. they both had things that were dated and needed to update. they took care of business. >> according to usa today, a television viewership of the draft dropped 7% this year. merchandize in ticket sales also fell. have fans lost any enthusiasm for the game? >> i do not think so. they do make a lot more money, but otherwise, we love it. we want our football back -- and if there had been all lockout, completely, however and upset with the owners, not the players. >> to the first home preseason game will be aired on wbal's on august 19. reporting live, wbal. >> a lot of reaction on facebook. great, the spoiled millionaires are finished blinding and the americans can throw more money at them to argue about next time. it is going
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of maryland. now, tomorrow, we talked about heat and humidity coming back big-time. tomorrow, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., a heat advisory will be in effect through the entire region, as you can see. because temperatures tomorrow, in the upper 90s. but the real feel, the way you really feel with the humidity, will be more like 104, 105 in the afternoon. so tomorrow will be one of those days. please take it easy. stay in air conditioning if you can. tough if you're a ravens tomorrow. >> very tough. >>> still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. putting himself in jeopardy. how tv host alex trebek was injured. >>> looking for lead. the howard county community that is now on alert. i'm gigi barnett, in harford county. that story is just ahead. >>> a rec center is arrested for allegedly fondling two girls. >> i'm monique griego. coming up, we'll hear from parents who warrant that surprise. >>> nick. why do we have him in a shark cage? well, this is his office. we'll show you when eyewitness news continues. >>> and areee in -- we in store for a steamy weekend? stick around for the first war
is a balanced way to break the stalemate. >> it's an opportunity then to go ahead and think big. >> the group of bipartisan senators is proposing a package that cuts $4 trillion from the deficit. the plan also reduces federal programs like medicare and medicaid. it shrinks the tax code to three categories, limits some tax deductions and could bring changes changes to social security payments. >> let's actually take this moment and see if we can rally around something that can tumly move forward. >> if we can help in the debt ceiling debate by producing this product. >> the game has drawn support from both parties, but it's too complex for congress to pass before august 2nd deadline. >> the white house spokesman indicated that the president would sign off on a short-deal term, but only if it wraps up on a big deal both sides can live with. but any compromise would be a tough sell to some republicans. >> and the only clear path to raise the debt ceiling that has passed either house of congress, is the cut, cap and balance act. >> reporter: lawmakers have less than two weeks to find common groun
, ever. >> reporter: so the two big sticking points are that the republicans have a balanced budget amendment in their version. and they also want another vote in this sometime in january, which would put us in the same scenario. senate democrats have their own plan. ask they expect to take a vote on that sometime over the next weekend. reporting live, mike hellgren. >> wjz is following this very important story. we'll bring you the latest developments as they unfold. check in tonight at 11:00, for a complete wrap-up. >>> updating breaking news for you now. a helicopter crash. sky eye chopper 13 is over the scene. let's go to mike perry for the latest. >> reporter: hello, mike. we're in the 4,000 block of conowingo. a huge helicopter has apparently landed hard. and chopped off its tail. you can see it has collapsed onto the ground. all three main rotor blades are broken. the aircraft has crashed down onto its left side. and you can see some damage to the cockpit area of this very small, single, two-engine -- or single-engine, two-passenger helicopter. at this point, it is not clear
of money. >> landau has made a career studying residents of the white house, not the big house. that was before landau was ordered to be held here. he and his assistant were accused of stealing documents. today, landau's lawyer argued for bail and got it. >> mr. landau has been granted a $500,000 bail with a condition that he surrender his passport and report to pretrial services in baltimore city once a week. >> reporter: jason's bail was set even higher at $750,000. police say he controlled the museum where the documents were in. they were valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> reporter: but historic towments have value-- documents have value beyond money. >> reporter: when the exhibit opened in april, it took documents to bring the past alive. >> you can show quotations from letters and diaries and letters from the newspapers and be touched by how ghastly a time in our history this really was. >> reporter: but it's landau's future his lawyer is really worried about. >> even though he has no prior criminal record. and no prior failure to appears, he is a new york resi
eyewitness news at 4:00. a big change. what mcdonald's has taken out of its happy meals and putting in instead. >>> suspect in court. two men charged in the severe beating of a san francisco giants fan may have let their anger out on at least three other fans. >>> i'm ron matz. at webber's cider, it's buy local week in maryland. it's healthy and delicious. the story coming up on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it is blue skies, as far as the eye can see. and low humidity. not bad. stick around. bern's updated first warning weather forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the famous chilean miners rescued. one struck a deal to produce a movie about a collapse of a mine last year. and the rescue efforts that captivated the world. trapped miners spent more than two months underground. shooting for the film is scheduled to start in 2012. >>> an elderly stroke victim is filing a lawsuit against the dallas police department. diane irons was arrested in may for public intoxication. police say she was slurring her speech. but when her son tried to tell them she was a stroke victim and not
low 1 more day. one more because the wind shifts and that humidity comes back in big time. real hot friday, up around 100. 60 and clear and dry out there tonight. obviously it will be clear and drier. the south will be more humid. 89, 90 in the surrounding areas of the city. the outlook here, temperatures climbing up into the upper 90s by friday. we may hit 100 that day so be ready for that. you can always track the latest weather on your iphone, ipad, all of it. we're block blogging about it. the weather app, check it out on itunes on our web site. >> thanks a lot. wyatt was talking about the latest weather news. [ no audio - stand by please ] ... into neighborhoods where you live. it's pretty cool and you can get it for free. it also has the seven-day forecast. all you have to do is head to the web site. abc 2 news/weather and you will find the free weather app lincoln get instructions on how you can download. it's pretty easy. >> lord, i want to thank you for my smoking hot wife. >> i don't remember saying that prayer at st. clements growing up. i'll tell you this is the pastor,
on the fast track. getting such a big and complex deal done in time to beat the august 2 deadline might not be possible, but in the meantime, there is still short-term deal in the works to avoid default. >> still had some of the major welcome some baltimore city students after their trip to china. plus, >> ability to smile seems like a small thing, that is unless you cannot do it. coming up, a life-changing surgery. >> >> the mayor welcome told a group of students just returning from china. the students represented baltimore city the visit was made possible thanks to local sponsorships. >> tonight's medical alert, what if there ways to detect alzheimer's disease 20 years before memory problems developed? according to a new study, this may soon be possible. researchers are planning clinical trials and some data has suggested changes in those markers could be found years before memory loss occurred. that study will focus on people with to genetic mutations for the disease but have not developed any symptoms yet. the teenager born with paralysis on the right side of her face is hoping her
for the cities for recent college graduates. >> it is hereditary. 159.16. >> some big-name prescription drugs will be available as generic. find out how much money you can say. >> and the national cancer institute releases a study on teenagers and cell phone is. >> they have learned how to open coolers and the use their young to hustle taurus. details coming up. >> recent college graduates, he may want to listen. if you are looking for job opportunities, you may want to move out of seat. believe it or not, des moines, in what has the most it businesses ought -- of any city on the list. raleigh, north carolina came in second. new cities in the state of maryland made the cut. -- no cities in the state of maryland may be cut. >> more research about cell phones and brain cancer, this one specifically for teenagers. the study found no increased risk for cancer among teenagers who regularly use a cell phone. they found the study after comparing teenagers with brain cancer and comparing them to kids without the disease. they also could not find tumors in parts of the brain with more exposure to radi
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